Washington Gulch

CB Avalanche Center 2018-19 Observations

Location: Paradise Divide Area
Date of Observation: 01/17/2019
Name: Zach Kinler

Subject: Washington Gulch
Aspect: North East, East, West
Elevation: 9,000-10,400

Avalanches:

Observed several D1-D2+ avalanches on West aspects Above, Near and Below Tree line from recent storm.

Weather: Sunny and warm early transitioned into clouds, wind and light snow. High ~ -3.0C. Strong winds with loading snow observed on peaks and ridge lines.

Snowpack: HS @ 10,400: 148 cm. 30 cm recent storm snow.

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